Skip to main content
Skip to main content

WKU News

WKU hosted the 5th Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Chapter of the American Physiological Society

Bowling Green, KY- Western Kentucky University (WKU) hosted the 5th Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Chapter of the American Physiological Society on Saturday, March 18th, 2017.

Dr. Lee Winchester, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, in thw WKU School of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport (KRS) coordinated the meeting and served as the host liaison and is also the president-elect for the society.

Dr. Scott Lyons, WKU Dean of Graduate School, provided Welcoming Comments.

Dr. Cheyl Davis, WKU Associate Provost for Research and Creative Activity, gave a talk entitled, "Research and Creative Activity at Western Kentucky University" during the symposium "Research in Kentucky".

Five (5) KRS students submitted abstracts for the meeting and were also in attendance:
Gatton Academy: Julia Johnson (mentor - Dr. Jill Maples) 

WKU Exercise Science undergraduates: Hannah Fickey (mentor - Dr. Rachel Tinius) and Keagan Keen (co-mentors - Drs. Tinius and Maples)

KIN graduate students: Alyssa Olenick (mentor - Dr. Jill Maples) and Nuha Shaker (mentor - Dr. Jill Maples)

Julia Johnson won the High School / Undergraduate Poster Presentation Award and
Keagan Keen won the Undergraduate Oral Presentation Award.

For more information, visit:

All News  Now Viewing Category: All
Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport
WKU Regional Campuses
Housing & Residence Life
Math News
Glasgow News
WKU Educational Leadership Doctoral Program News
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Media Relations
Academic Affairs
Augenstein Alumni Center
Instruments of American Excellence
Emergency Preparedness
Department of Music
Department of Theatre & Dance
Library News
Office of Sustainability
Office of International Programs
Office of Research
Ogden News
WKU Parent and Family Weekend
Parent's Association
Student Activities and Organizations
Scholarships Student Financial Assistance
Student Government Association News
Van Meter Auditorium
Teaching News
Study Abroad
Student Research Council
Student Employment
WKU Joint Admissions
International Student Office
Human Resources News
Cultural Enhancement Series
The Confucius Institute
Campus Activities Board
The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky
Development and Alumni Relations
Downing Student Union
Health Services
Hardin Planetarium
News from The Center for Gifted Studies
Student Financial Assistance
Downing Museum
Etown & Fort Knox
Employee Wellness
Latest Headlines
2017-2018 Verification Update
WKU student awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

WKU student Emily Peck of Russell Springs recently was awarded a Study Abroad Grant worth $1,000 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

WKU graduate student awarded counseling fellowship from NBCC

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected WKU graduate student Holly C. Osterman of Bowling Green for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program-Addictions Counselors.

Featured Articles
The Gatton Academy Advances to 2017 National Science Bowl

A team from The Gatton Academy won the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl on February 17 and advanced to the 2017 National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.

WKU melting old keys for classroom projects

After years of traditional recycling of keys, Access Control at WKU has found an innovative way to reuse the keys. Earlier this semester, the Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences Department melted 300 pounds of keys for students to use in class.

Cultural Enhancement Series announces 2017-18 season lineup

The 2017-2018 Cultural Enhancement Series Committee has announced its season lineup for the academic year beginning this fall.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 Last Modified 4/18/17